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Here’s P.K. Subban doing the weather in Montreal

Oct 31, 2012, 4:09 PM EDT

Following in the footsteps of Vancouver’s Kevin Bieksa (and, from the non-hockey division, Los Angeles’ Metta World Peace), Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban filled in as a guest meteorologist on CTV News Montreal on Tuesday evening.

Pretty solid weather reportage from Subban — nice suit, good energy, effervescent smile.

A far cry from Bieksa, who didn’t even bother to wear socks (FF to 6:00):

Bieksa did come strong with the “looking very green out today” line, though, so there’s that.

As for Subban…he actually “won” the weatherman gig after making a video resume. Because, you know, the lockout.

Here’s more, from the Montreal Gazette:

“Hi I’m P.K. Subban and I’m interested in a position in your company,” Subban says in the video, which you can see below. “I’m a hard worker and a team player. I’m pretty good with my hands and I have international experience.

“I have excellent  problem-solving skills. I take responsibility for my actions. I’m not afraid to take one for the team. Oh yeah, and I’m great with computers. I can start immediately.

“Seriously … I’m bored.”

After seeing that, CTV quickly snapped hired him.  No word if they’ll one-up the Habs by actually signing him to a contract extension.

  1. chrisvegas - Oct 31, 2012 at 4:16 PM

    I guess the players can find other sources of income. Look out owners; they are in it for the long haul. Honor their contracts so we can get this season going!!!

    • id4joey - Oct 31, 2012 at 5:26 PM

      chrisvegas, you’re joking! Right? As if being a weatherman will help pay for the bills. How much can it pay if a hockey player can read the weather report?

      • manchestermiracle - Oct 31, 2012 at 7:15 PM

        Wouldn’t that make him a rare breed?

  2. sjsharks66 - Oct 31, 2012 at 4:17 PM

    If anyone has not seen the video of letang and Kennedy doing the weather, check it out. It’s hilarious.

  3. tbbolts91 - Oct 31, 2012 at 4:18 PM

    If my weather man was like that, maybe i’d watch local news

  4. alexo0 - Oct 31, 2012 at 4:51 PM

    How many refs and opposing players would laugh at the line “I take responsibility for my actions.”?

  5. mgp1219 - Oct 31, 2012 at 5:22 PM

    If this doesn’t work out for Subban, he can always join Canda’s Olympic diving team and hope for lucrative endorsement oportunities.

  6. drewsylvania - Oct 31, 2012 at 5:50 PM

    During snow forecasts, will he pirouette, fall down, and then pretend he slipped while laughing?

  7. ucaneverscorenoughgoals - Oct 31, 2012 at 6:46 PM

    I thought that was awesome! And I hate P.K. with a passion. His personality is still fantastic!

  8. icelovinbrotha215 - Oct 31, 2012 at 7:02 PM

    Well done P.K. Thinking of the future in the present. Use your fame to your advantage.

  9. 8man - Oct 31, 2012 at 10:23 PM

    Not bad. Good looking kid. Good voice. A little coaching and he could do it.

    Now, if he can just get that toilet seat off of his chest. Heh!

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